Lighting with Vintage Telegraph and Telephone Glass Insulators
Repurposed old glass insulators are all over Etsy. People turn them into candle holders and book ends. I have about a dozen of them that I put over inexpensive solar lights. They mostly block both the light and the solar panel, but I don’t care.
A number of lighting manufacturers make lighting collections that use reproduction glass insulators or are inspired by them. They range from rustic and farmhouse to modern or industrial. Continue reading →
Maxim Lighting Meteor Rose Gold and Crystal Vanity Lighting
Rose Gold has warm cast that is flattering. It feels new and fresh, but it is actually a classic.
Even pure gold is slightly reddish yellow in color. Anything other than 24 karate gold is mixed with something. Rose gold is gold mixed with copper. The more copper, the darker the red color of the gold. Red gold jewelry is up to 50% copper, 50% gold. Rose gold is 75% pure gold mixed with copper and silver. Continue reading →
Summerhouse Style Guide Ship Lights Coastal Living July/August 2008
Maritime-style is a brilliant character builder. Metal cages protected the glass in rough seas, but they come in handy in family retreats, too, where beach gear and games roll in and out like the tide.
Summerhouse Style Guide
Rachael Burrow and Ellen McGauley
Coastal Living July/August 2008
This month’s issue of Coastal Living has a great article, Summerhouse Style Guide, “From pretty painted floors to colorful marine collectibles, here’s a look at some of the classic ingredients of these nostalgic weekend retreats.” Continue reading →
House Beautiful’s regular feature The Essentials; Solutions for the Busiest Rooms in the House tackles bathrooms in the February 2017 issue.
The article Renovating: Just Add Water states “Our primer on master-bath renovations has real talk on budgeting, who-knew insights, and a roundup of necessary luxuries.” It ranges from quick tips for a minor face-lift to sound advice for a total revamp. Continue reading →
The unique Glam Collection from Access Lighting features chrome finish with Mirror glass that beautifully reflects the surroundings when unlit. Once lit, strands of crystal beads are visible, diffusing the bright xenon light source. The collection includes bath lighting, ceiling lighting, single and multiple pendants and a chandelier. Continue reading →
This beautiful dining room (House Beautiful December/January 2014) has hints of Chinoiserie Style with oriental lanterns in front of the mirror on the buffet. The china is a fanciful Oriental landscape and the flatware is gold bamboo.
The lighting is a beautiful traditional crystal chandelier.